Anti-government extremism

The term "anti-government extremism" refers to a specific set of right-wing extremist movements and groups that emerged beginning in the 1960s and that share a conviction that part or all of the U.S. government is not legitimate. Collectively, these movements and groups are often referred to as the "Patriot" movement.

This database provides an overview of many of the terms and individuals used by or associated with movements and groups that subscribe to and/or promote extremist or hateful ideologies.